It’s no secret that the price of gas is more expensive in Hawaii as compared to the rest of the US Mainland. One theory of why gas prices are higher in Hawaii is that there are some additional costs of transporting the gas to the islands. Another theory of why gas is more expensive is that the oil companies may be charging more just because they can. It seems like a bit of a mystery.
To find the most recent gas costs in Hawaii, check HawaiiGasPrices.com. Today’s lowest rate is $3.09/gallon for regular. That’s about 60 cents per gallon higher as compared to the prices in my neck of the woods, Raleigh, North Carolina. How does it compare to your town?
HawaiiGasPrices.com lists the lowest and highest prices, which can help you save money as you fill up your rental car in Hawaii. That site depends on members reporting prices. At the moment, it appears that most members are on Oahu and Maui.